Créhange

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Créhange
The church in Créhange
The church in Créhange
Coat of arms of Créhange
Coat of arms
Location of Créhange
Créhange is located in France
Créhange
Créhange
Créhange is located in Grand Est
Créhange
Créhange
Coordinates: 49°03′49″N 6°34′58″E / 49.0636°N 6.5828°E / 49.0636; 6.5828Coordinates: 49°03′49″N 6°34′58″E / 49.0636°N 6.5828°E / 49.0636; 6.5828
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementForbach-Boulay-Moselle
CantonFaulquemont
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du District urbain de Faulquemont
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Lavergne
Area
1
10.46 km2 (4.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,974
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57159 /57690
Elevation232–388 m (761–1,273 ft)
(avg. 325 m or 1,066 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
Ruin of the castle of Créhange

Créhange (Lorraine Franconian and German Krischingen) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. The writer Joël Egloff (born 1970) was born in Créhange.

It had a population of 3900 in 1999.

Until 1793, Créhange was the capital of the County of Kriechingen, a state of the Holy Roman Empire.

See also[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.